ERIC Number: ED368161
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1992-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
The Teaching of Modern Foreign Languages in Primary and Secondary Education in the European Community.
EURYDICE European Unit, Brussels (Belgium).
Information is presented on the policy and trends in modern foreign language teaching in member states of the European Community, including Belgium, Denmark, Germany, Greece, Spain, France, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, the Netherlands, Portugal, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, and Scotland. The report begins with an executive summary, including graphs of the number of years and hour one or two second languages are taught to pupils aged 6-18. This summary is followed by a description of the situation in each member state, including provision of modern foreign language teaching in elementary and secondary schools (languages taught and for how many hours per week), initial training of foreign language teachers (including exchange programs), in-service training of language teachers, and pupil exchanges. Enrollment, teacher, and exchange data are included where possible. In addition, data on the European Community's LINGUA program of action in support of language teaching are included. (MSE)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: EURYDICE European Unit, Brussels (Belgium).